Job Details

Employment CoordinatorOpportunity for Work and Learning
Job Start Date:9.1.2021Type of Position:Full Time
Number of Openings:1
Job Location & Contact:
650 Kennedy Road
Lexington, KY40511
8592540576
Job Description:
• Presents OWL Center Program information to interested, outside parties. • Networks with employers and referral sources. • Develops strong relationships with referral agencies and case managers • Conducts orientation, intake interviewing, and assessment • Discovers participants interests, strengths, working conditions, supports, and accommodations needed • Assists participants with developing a plan for success • Provides vocational coaching for participants to promote productive work attitudes and skills. • Assists participants with job readiness and workplace essential skills (i.e., job search, completing applications, resumes, cover letters, interviewing soft skills etc.) as appropriate. • Works with employers to develop employment opportunities • Assists participants with job readiness and workplace essential skills (i.e., job search, completing applications, resumes, cover letters, interviewing soft skills etc.) as appropriate. • Partners with the Lexington Manufacturing Center and other potential employers in transitional employment and work adjustment programs. • Assists participants in managing issues that may hamper potential job success. • Connects participants to needed resources. • Works with employers to provide “on-site” job support and coaching for consumers. • Provides continuing follow-up services while consumer is in job retention status. • Maintains case files and computerized case management database. • Completes all documentation and reports in a timely fashion, per company and referral source policy. • Implements new methods and controls to improve efficiency of and utilization of programs. • Strives to ensure maximum participant, employer, and referral source satisfaction. • Maintains CPR and First Aid Certifications and participates in professional development activities as needed for best practices. • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Experience Required:
Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrates proficiency with computer, software programs, internet navigation, and virtual communication tools. Demonstrates interpersonal skills to work with a diverse population of individuals. Effective time management and organization skills. Ability to multi-task as needed. Willing to be on job site with participant for job coaching, training, and possibly demonstrating job tasks. Must be willing to be available occasional nights and weekends. Physical demands could include prolonged standing, repetitive use of the hands and arms, medium lifting, bending, and climbing. Minimum educational requirement: Bachelor Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling or closely related field. Educational requirements must be verified prior to employment. Experience may substitute for education. Educational requirements may substitute for experience. Experience working with individuals with disabilities and/or barriers to employment. Preferred Master Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling or closely related field Minimum work experience: At least 6 months of experience in a rehabilitation setting, or completion of rehabilitation internship, or one year of supervisory experience in business. Valid Kentucky Driver’s License with good driving record.
How to Apply:
Email cover letter and resume to dhanzel@owlinc.net
Application Deadline:
Jan 01, 1900